What is dolac?

Dolac® is a medicinethat belongs to the line of analgesic drugs and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which usesketorolac as an active ingredient, a chemical compound for the treatment of mild, moderate or severe pain.

To highlight: This trademark is made in Mexico by the company namedSTERN PHARMA GMBH, S.A. de C.V. (1)

What is dolac for?

  • Dolac®, thanks to its mechanism of action, inhibits the production or synthesis of prostaglandinsthat cause pain and inflammation, with the consequent relief ofdifferent painful processes due tovarious causes.
  • It is used to treat:

Dosage and routes of administration of dolac

Dolac® is soldas tabletscontaining 10 mg ketorolac and 30 mg/ml solution for injection. The route of administration goes according to its presentation, beingoral, intramuscular or intravenous respectivelyand the dosage for information purposes may be as follows:

  • Tablets: In adults a single dose of one 10 mg tablet, for up to 7 continuous days.
  • Injectable solution:30 mg every 4-6 hours intramuscularly in adults, without exceeding the maximum dose of 120 mg. In children older than 3 years, an initial dose of 1.0 mg/kg intramuscularly or 0.5-1.0 mg/kg intravenously, followed by 0.5 mg/kg every 6 hours intravenously.

dolac side effects

Pharmacological therapy with dolac® may cause some of the following adverse effects in a certain patient population:

  • Possible allergic reactions due to contact with any component of the formula.
  • Ulcer, perforation or gastrointestinal bleeding.
  • Nausea, Vomiting , diarrhea , flatulence, and constipation .
  • Dyspepsia, abdominal pain , hematemesis, stomatitis and ulcerative stomatitis.
  • Belching, esophagitis , rectal bleeding, pancreatitis, and dry mouth.
  • Sensation of fullness, exacerbation of colitis and Crohn’s disease.
  • Abnormal thoughts, depression , drowsiness, insomnia , anxiety, nervousness, psychotic reactions, among others.
  • Blood and lymphatic system disorders such as thrombocytopenia.
  • Hypotension, water retention and edema.
  • Asthma and dyspnea.
  • Decreased ability to concentrate.

Important: If you notice the appearance of any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine, please stop using it and notify your doctor .

Contraindications and warnings of dolac

The use of dolac® is contraindicated in the following circumstances:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the formula’s components.
  • Patients at risk of renal failure due to hypovolemia or dehydration.
  • Patients with recurrent and recent peptic ulcer or hemorrhage.
  • Patients with severe heart failure.
  • Patients with moderate or severe renal insufficiency.
  • During pregnancy or breastfeeding .

You should know: Before starting treatment with this drug, provide all information about your health history to your doctor.

Avoid if you have:

  • History of hypersensitivity to ketorolac or other NSAIDs.
  • History of allergy to aspirin or other prostaglandin synthesis inhibitors.
  • History of active bleeding or recent gastrointestinal perforation.

Warnings:

  • This pharmaceutical product is not indicated for patients with chronic pain conditions.
  • Pharmaceutical products such as dolac® must be administered with a prescription or prescription.
  • Avoid self-medication with this drug.
  • Follow your doctor’s instructions regarding dosage and duration of therapy to avoid further complications.
  • These types of medicines should be kept out of the reach of children.

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